Welcome to the Library!

Looking for committee minutes? Need information about legislators past or present? Have questions about bills, laws, votes, codes, sessions, vetoes, or amendments? Want a quiet getaway with a fabulous view of downtown Raleigh? The North Carolina Legislative Library offers this and more!

Our mission is to meet the research and information needs of General Assembly members, their staffs, and legislative committees. We are also a resource for other state agencies and the public. Our website is chock-full of publications, tutorials, and historical collections.

Call us at 919-733-9390 or send us an email.

Library News

  • Masks and Firearms: Update
    Recently, we wrote about the issue of wearing masks while also carrying a concealed weapon in North Carolina. We said that “Section 4.3 of S.L. 2020-3 allows masks worn ‘for the purpose of ensuring […]
  • Masks and Firearms: the Law in NC
    With many businesses requiring customers to be masked, and now a statewide order from Governor Cooper requiring it, the question naturally arises: Is it illegal to carry a concealed weapon while wearing […]
  • Library virtual tour
    Want to tour our library but can’t make the trip to Raleigh? Check out the welcome video on our home page! You’ll see our collection, hear our policies, and learn all the […]

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